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laying down shadows

near my grandmother’s gravestone—

first full moon of spring



“And I’ll spread over your concrete heart like wildflowers on a gravestone. Even death will start to grow.”

After Life's Fitful Fever

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I’m always on the lookout for unique epitaphs on tombstones. I spotted this on a gravestone in Greenville, NH.


War Of 1812 Veteran's Gravestone Found In Bridgewater Basement

BRIDGEWATER (CBS) – There’s a mystery brewing in a Bridgewater basement. And it runs from the War of 1812 to a local cemetery. Intrigued? Let’s go downstairs. 360 more words


Shadow of Life

This memorial stands on the historic Jamestown site in Virgina. In 1607, Jamestown became the first successful European settlement on the North American continent. It had been 115 years since Columbus had discovered the new world and it would be 169 years until the United States would break free of British rule. 109 more words

Man Made

First Parish Burying Ground

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I never pass the opportunity to visit older graveyards in the surrounding towns. The slate stones are still quite legible and many have stories to tell. 30 more words